Category Archive: Recent Arrivals

(NEW) Collings MT mandolin, Creme top, gloss top, ivoroid binding, Engelmann – $2,835

JUST ARRIVED – MORE GOOD WOOD!! We sell about forty Collings mandolins each year and we like to think we get a bit smarter with each instrument. This then is *another* Collings MT– with nicely flamed Sugar maple and and Engelmann spruce top. The gloss-top creme finish on the Engelmann spruce is stunning. Then we’ve got IVOROID binding, nickel tuners with ivoroid knobs, Collings tailpiece, and a subtle burgundy stain on

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SOLD – (NEW) Paul Beard Custom Mahogany E-Basic w/ Tobacco Sunburst – $3,850 (SOLD)

(NEW) A custom “E-Basic” in mahogany with wide black tobacco sunburst, bass baffle, Waverly tuners, ebony fb with pearl dots, sound-rings and fan cover plate. A gorgeous square neck with a voice to match… * all Beard parts are made in the USA! SN# 110287 AMW Price: $3,850 (SOLD) (TG)     

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(USED) 2012 Martin D41, Sitka, Indian Rosewood – $3,295

(USED) Always popular in our store, here is a very nice D41 from 2012.  The classic Martin rosewood dreadnought with all available booming bass and pearly goodness on display.  This one has a Sitka top, east Indian rosewood back and sides, and abalone all around.  1 11/16″ nut with modern mod V neck profile, this guitar has nice action and

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(NEW) Huss & Dalton Road Edition Dreadnought, Sitka, Rosewood – $2,685

(NEW) Huss & Dalton has expanded their Road Edition offering to their entire product line, and this helps to put their meticulously hand-crafted guitars into more player and professional budgets. The guitar that started it all during the original RE run was their rosewood dreadnought, and it’s hard to argue with the clean lines, great wood selection and impeccable fit

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(NEW) Waterloo Jumbo King, WL-JK, Sunburst, Sitka, Mahogany – $2,070

(NEW) The biggest guitar in the Waterloo lineup is the new vintage-style Jumbo King!  From the playful minds and skillful hands of the Waterloo division of the Collings Guitar Co. in Austin, Texas. Those folks have another WINNER on their hands!!  An American made, handcrafted vintage-style guitar with exceedingly fine intonation and playability. With a light weight and dry tone that calls to mind the

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(USED) Bourgeois JOMC, Jumbo OM, Bearclaw Sitka, Rosewood, Cutaway – $3,250

(USED) A versatile-as-heck original design from our friends at Bourgeois, this 2002 Jumbo OM Cutaway was fastidiously cared for and is just awaiting its next chapter. Landing in the sweet spot between Orchestra Model and Dreadnought, the JOMC really is a great all around instrument, with enough bottom end to create a rumble when strummed, but impeccably balanced for fingerstyle

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(NEW) Eastman MD-415 GD Gold Top Mandolin – Nice! – $795

(NEW) The Eastman mandolins have been a mainstay for student to intermediate players here at AMW for close to twenty years now. We’ve started DOZENS and DOZENS of students here on the venerable MD-305 model. One of the nicest instruments we’ve seen from Eastman is this one – the new MD-415 GD in GOLD! It is an F-model mandolin with MAHOGANY back

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(NEW) Collings CJ, Baked Sitka, Maple, Short Scale, Shade Top – ON HOLD

(NEW) Here is a very special piece from Collings, a flawless CJ with a torrefied Sitka top and shimmering, three dimensional maple back and sides.  We pulled out all the stops on this one, asking Collings to create a Jumbo that was as much fun to look at as it is to play and listen to. The torrefied or “baked”

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(USED) Collings OM3BaaaA Varnish, Adirondack, Brazilian – $10,250

(USED) We are privileged to handle many fine Collings guitars every year.  This one is special.  It sold in 2006 and has the distinction of being the very first varnish Brazilian RW orchestra model guitar that Collings produced. Having also the pedigree of “Style 3” and being clad with such high grade Brazilian rosewood, it is quite special indeed. So…feast your eyes on this VERY special Collings OM3BaaaA-Varn (Style 3 Brazilian OM

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(USED) Kevin Kopp K-35, Adirondack, Brazilian – $6,950

(USED) Those who watch our website closely know that we adore Kevin Kopp’s guitars.  For our money, no one else does so well capturing the spirit, sound and feel of classic Gibby flattops.  They are consistently amazing, yet we always smile when we strum that first chord on a Kopp… a delightful familiarity washes over us, and we feel like

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(USED) National Estralita Deluxe, Wood Body, Single Cone – $1,995

(USED) Here’s a gen-u-ine National that will have you rocking, rolling and tumbling without breaking the bank (or your back!)  The Estralita is a very cool, wood-bodied, single-cone reso-phonic guitar with tons of vibe and tons of sound.  Significantly lighter than a steel or brass-bodied reso, but has the funky sound that you want in such an instrument… and gosh,

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(NEW) Custom Huss & Dalton CM 12-fret, Cutaway, Black with Thermo-Cured Red Spruce Top, and Some Bling! – $8,295 – SOLD

(NEW) One of our favorite models from Huss & Dalton is their original design, the CM. These guitars reside in the sweet spot between the dreadnought and OM, blending the bigger bass of the former with the balance and comfort of the latter.  This one is a custom deal with a long list of tonal and cosmetic enhancements: Thermo-Cured Red Spruce top East

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(USED) Collings D1A Doghair, Black-Top – $4,950

(USED) A more rockin’ guitar we could not ask for… this D1A is just a feast for the eyes and ears.  Incredibly loud and authoritative, this guitar refuses to go unnoticed. Coming to us in EX+ condition, with no dings, scratches or fretwear, a lovely Adirondack-topped mahogany dreadnought from the master of mahogany dreadnoughts, Bill Collings. The distinctive “Doghair” finish

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(NEW) Kevin Kopp Advanced Jumbo, AJ, Adirondack, Madrose, Sunburst – $5,450

(NEW) This is a treat, a powerful AJ from our main man in Montana, master luthier Kevin Kopp! To those more familiar with jumbos of the short scale, “35” variety, the Advanced Jumbo is a whole other animal.  This guitar is a full 25.5″ scale, and though it’s not lacking in warmth and tonal complexity (thank you, Madagascar rosewood!) it

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(NEW) Pleinview Guitars Orchestra Model, German Spruce, Sacha RW – SOLD

(NEW) There’s a little workshop in the back of our store, where AMW luthier Raymond Morin and his partner Adam Rousseau build Pleinview Guitars.  They’ve got a few dozen under their belt at this point, and this latest is a custom OM, with German spruce top and Peruvian “Sacha” rosewood back and sides. We love German spruce on softer rosewoods,

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